By Jethro Nededog Fox’s “Glee” memorialized Cory Monteith with a video posted to its official YouTube channel. With images of the late actor in scenes as jock-turned-singer Finn, the short 12-second video ends with the message, “Cory Monteith, Forever in our hearts.” The video was posted just after Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly shared more […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The actor who played the original Klingon on TV’s “Star Trek” has died. A longtime friend and spokesman for Michael Ansara says the actor died Wednesday at his home in Calabasas, Calif. after a long illness. He was 91. Besides playing Kang the Klingon in various “Star Trek” series, Ansara appeared […]
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus says audiences will “really freak out” over James Gandolfini’s performance in his final film. Gandolfini plays her character’s love interest in Nicole Holofcener’s “Enough Said,” set for release in September. The actress, who is promoting her role in Disney’s “Planes,” says she worked “intimately” with Gandolfini on the […]
Eileen Brennan, who went from musical comedy on Broadway to wringing laughs out of memorable characters in such films as “Private Benjamin” and “Clue,” has died. She was 80.
Lea Michele has returned to Twitter after an understandable absence. Over two weeks after the death of her boyfriend and “Glee” costar Cory Monteith, the actress, 26, acknowledged her 3.5 million followers, the tragedy she’s endured — and how they helped her make it through.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An HBO executive says it’s unimaginable that a drama pilot featuring one of James Gandolfini’s final performances will air. Gandolfini shot a pilot for “Criminal Justice,” an adaptation of the 2008 BBC series. Gandolfini played a low-rent New York City attorney. The 51-year-old star of “The Sopranos” died of a […]
By Greg Gilman “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy and star Lea Michele joined cast, crew, and producers to celebrate the life of Cory Monteith during an “emotional” memorial with 20th Century Fox network and studio colleagues on Thursday. “Today, Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele gathered the cast, crew and producers of ‘Glee,’ along with colleagues from […]
Dennis Farina’s doctor says the actor died while being treated for lung cancer. Farina, who died Monday after suffering a blood clot in his lung, had been under treatment for the cancer for several months, according to his cardiologist, Dr. Marc A. Kates.
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order,” has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox TV says that production will be delayed on its series “Glee” because of the death of star Cory Monteith. In a statement Friday, Fox said the show will go into production in early August. It will begin its new season Sept. 26. The 31-year-old Monteith died of an overdose of […]